Hilary Totah is registered and insured as a yoga teacher with the Association of Independant Yoga Practitioners (AIYP). She has been practising and working with yoga since 1978 and was a shiatsubodywork teacher from 1986 to 2004. She was principal of The British School of Shiatsu-Do between 1999 and 2004. Hilary says: 'Yoga set me on my life's path to working with the body, from my first class of ante-natal yoga, through my study and teaching of shiatsu bodywork, to teaching yoga today.
Whether you're an experienced Yogi or a complete beginner, Yoga-Life Retreats & Holidays offer something for everyone - from a weekend break in the UK to a week soaking up the sun in exotic Bali. Runby experienced yoga teacher Wenche Beard. Our Wellbeing Yogi weekend yoga retreats are an opportunity for you to escape your daily routine, refresh body.
I went to my first yoga class 15 years ago and after a few months in India in 1999 and the birth of my daughter in 2001, I began training as a yoga teacher and I have not stopped. I now have privatelessons with Penelope in the Krishnamacharya tradition and I am trying to learn handstand. I enjoy the physical aspects of yoga and I also like to bring the philosophical ideas into my classes because yoga is a way of life and includes moral guidance, breathing, meditating and more.
In Rosie's classes you are guided to work meditatively, listening closely to your own body and breath. Discover your inner resources to develop postures as you learn to isolate parts of your body andwith small movements make big shifts. All of this happens without grasping but by listening and allowing. Rosie's teaching focuses on using the breath to deepen and extend the body, mind and spirit.
Jo has had a successful career, of over 22 years, in a commercial environment. At this time she started practicing yoga to help keep her positive, fit and healthy in a stressful, client basedenvironment. It worked. She was always complemented on her positive approach and did not need to take time off sick. Luck maybe, but Jo put this down to practicing Yoga. In 2006 Jo decided to follow her heart and concentrate on teaching Yoga and Well-being on a full-time basis.
AcroYogaDance works globally to contribute within the yoga, dance and acrobatic communities by creating, performing and teaching unique flows and sequences. This offers a fun but challenging way oflearning from beginners to the more advanced practitioner. Health & wellbeing is fundamental to AcroYogaDance classes, workshops and performances. In other words your health comes first at all times. The goal is that sequence eventually becomes a performance that feels beautiful to perform.
Stretch and Flow Classes are based on classical asanas with influences from Ashtanga dynamic practice and will be pitched to challenge you so that you really feel you've done some work. LunchtimeStretch Classes are tight one hour yoga session but without breaking into a sweat as you'll more than likely have something important to do in the afternoon. Pregnancy Yoga A space for you to explore your body and find comfort at each and every stage of your pregnancy.
Dynamic and challenging, The Freestyle Yoga Project is geared towards encouraging students to think for themselves and investigate what's going on over the side of any particular yogic box. In fact,to also explore what's going on outside of yoga too! Because no one style of yoga nor one physical discipline holds all the answers, and so can be potentially limiting.
All the classes are taught by me, Brigid Godwin. Yoga has been a huge part of my life since I took my first Ashtanga Vinyasa lesson 19 years ago. I simply loved it but had no idea at the time how lifechanging it was going to be for me, or that I would end up as a teacher.
Zoë Reason trained (and teaches within) the Iyengar Yoga tradition. She is certified (and insured) to teach by the Iyengar Yoga Association (UK). Iyengar training is often regarded as one of the mostthorough and demanding systems of teaching people to teach yoga. The Iyengar method is methodical and progressive. Which means that you start with simple movements and then, as you progress, you move on to more complicated poses and to more sensitive and subtle ways of working in basic poses.